Ilosaarirock Joensuu 3 days 14th-16th July 2017


17th Jul 2017

Thank you!

Even the best days ends at some point. So does Ilosaarirock. Thank you all, you made this the best weekend of the whole summer!

See you again on 13th to 15th July 2018!

16th Jul 2017

Sunday sold out

Sunday tickets are sold out. Happy festival!

15th Jul 2017

Saturday sold out!

Saturday tickets are sold out. You can still purchase Sunday tickets. We recommend to do it at once!

28th Apr 2017

Artist schedule is out

Ilosaarirock Festival artist schedule is now out and can be found here. Gates will open on Friday 14th July at 4pm. There is a total of five stages at the festival: Main Stage, Main Tent, Rento Stage, Metelli Tent and Soundi Stage. In addition there is Ilosaari Lounge which offers events ranging from improv theatre to stand-up comedy.

20th Apr 2017

Line-up complete!

The line-up for this summer's Ilosaarirock Festival is now complete. New names include Estonian folk rock group Ewert and the Two Dragons, Battle Beast, Satellite Stories, Alex Mattson, Happoradio, J. Karjalainen, Popeda, Reino Nordin, Kube, Mäkki and Tuuttimörkö.

Festival schedule will be published at the end of April. Notice that you can buy affordable spring tickets till end of May. See you soon friends!

24th Mar 2017

Dozen more artists!

Honourable festival people. Let us introduce to you the line-up for our Soundi Stage. Twelve most interesting new artists from Finland: Negatiiviset Nuoret, Perikato, Younghearted, Vapaa Maa, Vesta, Ghost World, Kauriinmetsästäjät, Litku Klemetti & Tuntematon Numero, Cityman, VITOS, The Holy and Elias Gould. If you want to know what's hot in Finnish music scene at 2017, just come and listen!

23rd Feb 2017

Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus comeback

Finnish heavy rock phenomenon Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus returns on stage for selected festival shows! Over the eight years that the band existed they released four albums that sold gold or platinum, got several Emma Awards and played sold out shows all over Finland. Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus performs at Ilosaarirock Festival on Saturday July 15th.

16th Feb 2017

Rag'n'Bone Man and Snakehips to Ilosaarirock Festival

We are proud to present the next big things from UK! Rag'n'Bone Man combines soul, blues and hip hop and is known by his international mega hit Human. Electric music duo Snakehips plays downtempo pop with r'n'b influences. Their singles All My Friends, Don't Leave and Cruel have amassed hundreds of millions streams at Spotify and YouTube. Both artists are claimed to be the next British superstars. Welcome to Ilosaarirock!

25th Jan 2017

Comeback of the decade

Finnish musical mammoth Ultra Bra returns on stage for three festival gigs next summer. The last one takes place at Ilosaarirock Festival on Sunday July 16th. You can't miss this! Check the updated Sunday line-up here.

23rd Jan 2017

Over 30 new artists!

Great news! The first announcements for Ilosaarirock Festival 2017 include the debut Finnish appearances of alternative rock legend Pixies (USA) and garagerock duo Royal Blood (UK), the comeback of action rock group The Hellacopters (SWE), Grammy winner Imagine Dragons (USA), electro swing pioneer Parov Stelar (AUT), Danish and Mew, high speed punk rock bands Millencolin (SWE) and Zeke (USA) and the progressive metal of Leprous (NOR).

The most anticipated Finnish act is the death metal group Insomnium who will perform their magnum opus Winter's Gate with Joensuu City Orchestra. This concert cannot be heard anywhere else than in Ilosaarirock Festival. Other Finnish acts include Disco Ensemble, Huoratron, Sonata Arctica, Poets of the Fall, Oranssi Pazuzu, Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble and tens if more. Check the whole line-up from here.

Through these announcements, the ticket sale for one/two/three-day tickets begins. More news and announcements to come, rok rok!

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